Minden Press-Herald

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Sep 02nd

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Schools miss the grade

Superintendent says ‘D’ does not accurately reflect grade

Grades may be in but Webster Parish's District Performance Score of a "D" does not reflect the truth, according to Superintendent of Schools Steve Dozier.

Not performance, but a new standard or a "raising of the bar" by the Louisiana Department of Education affected the parish's letter grade, which would have been a "C" under last year's standards, according to Dozier.

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Woman arrested for lying to police

Woman arrested for lying to policeLying can get a person in trouble as a Sibley woman learned recently when she was arrested for lying to police officers concerning an assault by her estranged husband.

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Businesses out with outage

Retail, restaurants feel pinch with loss of electricity

Minden's citywide power outage on October 11 was an inconvenience for local businesses and their customers. Yet, ma...

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Card scheme gets the gas

Card scheme gets the gasA local convenience store owner and a Marion truck driver are up to their necks in hot water with the law over illegal use of a company gas credit card.

Waiel "Wally" Moha...

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It was a miracle

It was a miracle

Wreck survivor: ‘God brought me through it ...’

Reassuring his mother that being a little late to an appointment would be okay is the last thing Russell Johnston really re...

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The many faces of pollution

The many faces of pollution

Pollution is a serious concern in the modern industrialized world. However, industry is not its only source. According to Trailblazer Rural Development Institute Biologis...

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And the lights went out all over the town

And the lights went  out all over the town

All City of Minden utility customers were without power for a little more than three hours Tuesday after a tractor-trailer rig took out a 115,000-volt transmission line o...

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